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St. Patrick's Day Parade in Albany, NY

PLEASE NOTE: The 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade has been canceled due to the dangers that mass gatherings pose to public health and safety at the current time.

bagpipers marching in a street parade

What Is the Parade Route?

Central Avenue starting at Quail Street, the parade will proceed east on Central Avenue to Washington Avenue, and then east on Washington Avenue to State Street, and finally east on State Street to approximately opposite James Street.

2020 Road Closures For the Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade

  • Starting at 12:00pm (Noon) - Central Avenue between Manning Blvd. and Quail Street will be closed for parade lineup.
  • 1:00pm - All eastbound and westbound traffic on the Parade Route will be closed to ALL traffic.
  • 1:30pm - All northbound and southbound traffic crossing the Parade Route will be closed to ALL Traffic. The entire parade route will be closed and checked.

Specific Closures:

The parade will require the following road closures: Central Avenue from Manning Blvd. east to Washington Avenue; Washington Avenue from Central Avenue east to Washington Avenue/Eagle Street/State Street; State Street from Washington Avenue/Eagle Street east to Broadway. In addition, ALL cross streets along the parade route will be closed in preparation for parade kick off. This will include Eagle Street as well as N&S Pearl Street from Pine Street to Hudson Avenue.

Parking Restrictions For the Albany St. Patrick's Day Parade

The following parking restrictions will be in effect from 6:00am-4:00pm on Saturday, March 14, 2020.

  • Central Avenue, both sides from Ontario Street to Lake Avenue
  • Quail Street, east side and west side from Bradford Street to Sherman Street
  • Washington Avenue, north side from Dove Street to South Swan Street
  • Eagle Street, east side from State Street to Pine Street
  • State Street, north and south sides from Lark Street east 3 spaces on each side
  • State Street, north and south sides from South Swan Street east to Plaza Road east of Legislative Office Building
  • State Street, south side from Eagle Street to Broadway
  • State Street, north side from Pearl Street to Broadway
  • South Swan Street, east side from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue
  • Broadway, east and west sides from Pine Street to Hudson Avenue
  • Green Street, both sides from State Street to Madison Avenue
  • South Swan Street, east side from Madison Avenue to Washington Avenue

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